Fresh Art International

Series produced by Cathy Byrd

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Curator Cathy Byrd hosts the Fresh Art International podcast featuring conversations with contemporary artists, curators, architects, and filmmakers from around the world.

Fresh Art International with curator Cathy Byrd features more than 100 episodes recorded with artists, curators, architects, and filmmakers from around the world. Professionally scripted and edited, episodes range in length from 8 to 20 minutes. Subscribe to this signature audio podcast on, iTunes, Android, and SoundCloud.

195 Pieces

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Caption: Ali Güreli, Credit:
Turkish art collector and hotelier Ali Güreli talks about the evolution of Contemporary Istanbul, an international contemporary art fair.

  • Added: Dec 10, 2015
  • Length: 08:29
Caption: Laurie Anderson and Lolabelle, Credit: Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times
Artist Laurie Anderson talks about her new film Heart of a Dog.

  • Added: Dec 25, 2015
  • Length: 07:19
Caption: The Origin Story
Curator Cathy Byrd and architecture historian Sarah Rovang talk about the origins of Fresh Art International.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Akosua Adoma Owusu, Credit: Courtesy of the artist
Akosua Adoma Owusu, an American filmmaker of Ghanaian descent, talks about her film Kwaku Ananse.

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 07:38
Caption: Hattie Mae Williams
American dancer and choreographer Hattie Mae Williams talks about how she designed and produced a dance film inside the abandoned Miami Marine Stad...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 07:17
Caption: Rachel Armstrong, Credit: Robert Styblo
Rachel Armstrong, professor of experimental architecture, talks about the IDEA Laboratory in Venice, Italy.

  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 10:23
Caption: Athi Patra Ruga, Credit: What If The World Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
South African artist Athi Patra Ruga talks about his performance series titled The Future White Women of Azania.

  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 10:36
Caption: Creative Mornings Miami
Cathy Byrd talks about change as a creative opportunity when she makes an appearance at Creative Mornings/Miami.

  • Added: Apr 07, 2016
  • Length: 09:38
Caption: Yvette Mutumba and Julia Grosse, Credit: Bejamin Renter
Yvette Mutumba and Julia Grosse talk about how Contemporary And, the international online art platform they launched three years ago, led to the in...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2016
  • Length: 09:55
Caption: Sanford Biggers, Credit: Alexander Stein
American artist Sanford Biggers talks about what inspires him to radically alter old quilts and African sculptures.

  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 10:20
Caption: Franky Cruz, Credit: Juan E. Cabrera
Artist Franky Cruz talks about how Miami, and the art space known as Spinello Projects, became the laboratory for his creation of Sistema, an uncom...

  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 08:31
Caption: Ola Kolehmainen, Credit: Liro Mikkola
Finnish artist Ola Kolehmainen talks about his large-scale photographs of imperial Turkish architecture from the 16th century designed by the legen...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 05:54
Caption: Glexis Novoa, El Vacio, Credit: Glexis Novoa
Cuban artist Glexis Novoa Explores Cuba's Past and Present Inside the Ruins of an Abandoned Building During the 12th Havana Biennial

  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 06:01
Caption: Amy Sherald, Credit: moniquemeloche gallery
Fresh Art International presents a live podcast event with American artist AmySherald at moniquemeloche gallery in Chicago.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2016
  • Length: 15:55
Caption: Maria Alyokhina, Credit: Belarus Free Theater
Maria Alyokhina talks about political art, Pussy Riot, Hannah Arendt, and working with Belarus Free Theatre.

  • Added: Jul 28, 2016
  • Length: 06:53
Caption: Amanda Sanfilippo, Credit: Fringe Projects Miami
Amanda Sanfilippo talks about public art and Miami’s Fringe Projects

  • Added: Aug 12, 2016
  • Length: 09:22
Caption: Anawana Haloba, Credit: Courtesy of the artist
Anawana Haloba, an artist born in Zambia and based in Norway, talks about vanishing cultures and her project for the 32nd Sao Paulo Biennial.

  • Added: Sep 01, 2016
  • Length: 03:51
Caption: Donna Kukama
South African artist Donna Kukama is creating an unusual book project for the 32nd Sao Paulo Biennial.

  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 03:59
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At the Rauschenberg Residency on the island of Captiva just off the west coast of Florida, we meet artists, writers, and scientists working on proj...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2016
  • Length: 09:26
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Artist Sarah Oppenheimer and curator René Morales talk about Sarah’s project titled S-281913 at Perez Art Museum Miami.

  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 11:10